Reading & Literacy Coordinator, Slough

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The Westgate SchoolSlough

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: L5 Point 13
Contract term: Permanent

Thank you for looking at our advert.  We are not strictly looking for a 'Wizard or Wizardess', but believe that our position will similarly inspire the next generation of young people to enrich their lives, education and imagination through the power of books.

So if you think that you are the ideal candidate who will continue to support our students using the Accelerated Reader Program and by implementing intervention groups across the whole school to ensure that students achieve and surpass their expected reading and literacy level, please feel free to complete an application.

The ideal candidate will have the knowledge of Department of Education guidelines relating to Literacy and also have the responsibility to ensure that budgets are used effectively.

Experience is desirable but training will be provided.    Please see the attached job description for further information.

We offer:-

  • Free Health Cash Plan for all staff
  • Free tea and coffee  
  • Free on-site parking

This is an exciting time to join The Westgate School as our new buildings and expanding student numbers will bring new opportunities for us all. We are passionate about ensuring that our students are #equippedforlife, through our innovative curriculum and the wide range of experiences we provide for them. We are very proud to serve our local community and believe very strongly in our values.  

The Westgate School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undertake child protection screening, including an enhanced DBS and past employer checks. We are an equal opportunities employer. 

If you believe that The Westgate School is for you then please do visit our career site where you can learn more about us. You are welcome to contact us if you would like to arrange a visit. If you are interested in joining us then please complete the TES application form.

We will interview as suitable applications are received.

No agencies please

Previous applicants need not apply

Contributory pension scheme and healthcare package included. This post includes a paid holiday allowance, which must be taken during school holidays.

8.30am - 3.30pm  Monday to Thursday 

8.30am - 3pm         Friday 

32hrs weekly Term time + 3 INSET days

More about The Westgate School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Cippenham Lane, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 5AH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1753 521320
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The Westgate School is a co-educational academy school based in Slough for students aged 11-18. It is a non-denominational school. 

Head Teacher

Michelle Cooper

Values and vision

The Westgate School at its core believes that by treating students...